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Negatives Always Negate the Positives

Work Smart Wednesday – Changing the Rules. We learned it in math class.  Take a positive number, multiply it by a negative and you’ll get a negative. It’s so true in many facets of live.  This week...

Will Someone Finance My Dream?

Dream a Little Dream – But Who Will Pay For It? Do you have a dream? A dream that whispers?  Sometimes screams at you? You are distracted by it.  But then you refocus on the task at...

Teach Smart Wednesday

What Would You Want From a Guest Lecturer? Today, I was the guest lecturer for a Marketing class at the University of Tampa.  I was invited to come in and share my marketing wisdom.  I think it...

Live (and work) Inspired.

Work Smart Wednesday: Everyone is doing it. Giving Inspirational Advice. I was inspired to write this Work Smart Wednesday. Truly inspired. And, words of inspiration were not hard to come by. Maybe I’m just more open to...

In Honor of…Friends.

This week we celebrate a good friend, Simon Andersen.  In honor of Simon, I dedicate this blog post to him – and simply allowing yourself to the joys of life. As we bustle through this thing called...

Your Personal Board of Directors

Work Smart Wednesday exercise: Build Your Personal Board of Directors.

Coaching Moments at Work

When faced with a moment of uncertainty, various professionals look at those moments in time as coaching opportunities. I've identified this during the past few weeks and it's really piqued my interest.

Confession: Can Work Save Me from Mommy Moments?

This past Tuesday was tough and a bad mommy day. Last Tuesday made me realize that the journey of motherhood is never-ending.

Do as I Do. And, as I say.

Turning Obligations into Inspirations. I truly believe “If You Want a Passionate Child Then Live a Passionate Life.” I heard that quote from Kim McManus of the Erwin McManus duo. And it stuck. The husband and wife...

Work to Live. Not Live to work.

Introducing Live Pretty’s newest interest segment: Work Smart As we navigate through this thing called Life, most of us find ourselves working to live.  Hurried schedules, long days and tired families. What happened to our lives?  What...